Snorkeling with the manatees

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4.2 / 5 - 5 reviews


Duration : 2.5 hours
Schedule : 7 a.m.
Season : Year-round
Departing from : The Plantation on Crystal River Adventure Center

Manatee tours are offered right on the site of the Plantation on Crystal River hotel complex. Take a boat out in search of manatees and then get in the water to snorkel among them.

Snorkeling is done in wetsuits to make the interaction as silent as possible and avoid disturbing the manatees.

That way they are more inclined to approach and get close.

Seeing manatees up this close and being able to swim with these gentle giants is sure to be one of the highlights of your trip!


Season Adult
2022 $70
2023 $70

* The activity includes snorkeling with manatees and a manatee-watching boat tour at The Plantation on Crystal River.
* The wetsuit, mask, snorkel and flippers are provided.
* Minimum age = 6 years old (exceptions are possible, ask your travel agent).
* Guests who are not staying at The Plantation on Crystal River must pay an additional fee.


9301 West Fort Island Trail, Crystal River, (FL)

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Activity in their natural environment and with respect for the animal

Candie Maurin Wednesday August 24, 2022

(Translated by Google) Good experience especially the clear river. the manatees, you have to look for them by boat so it can take time. We swam with 2. Plan your go pro if possible. There are quite a few swimmers nearby but you can see them well.

Very nice experience

Sandra Huet Tuesday July 26, 2022

Worth it

Christian Paradis Saturday July 16, 2022

(Translated by Google) The diving was very interesting. Considering that there are several diving trips per day and that there are not really other activities, I suggest going there but without sleeping at the hotel (possibly a sleeping in Tampa or Orlando rather) .

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